Articles By Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: Apple cuts deal with a movie maker; Facebook seeks spike in government demand; Facebook’s’ Sandberg responds to latest expose

Up first on LinkedIn: Apple is dipping its toes into filmmaking and has partnered with the movie studio A24 to make original, feature-length films. The entertainment company got three Academy Awards last year.

Published on: November 19th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

All Hands on Tech – Anki Vector Robot full review

We take a full look at the Anki Vector Robot and whether the smart robot is helpful or not. The smart robot also just integrated with Amazon Alexa, have a read about it

Published on: November 16th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Cisco announces new products, updates to its collaboration business

LAS VEGAS - Cisco Systems announced two new products and a few software updates to its collaboration business, and the new faces leading that business expects serious momentum heading into 2019. The products were

Published on: November 16th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Connected makes series of appointments and new changes in the company

Product development firm Connected has made a series of appointments throughout its organization, a Nov. 14 press release said. Connected said in the release the appointments were made “in an effort to bring

Published on: November 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: NASA asks Canada to continue with AI help; TSA plans for facial recognition; Uber unveils rewards program

First up on Reddit: NASA’s administrator Jim Bridenstine says he really wants Canada to contribute on artificial intelligence and robotics. He added that this could include a next-generation Canadarm on the Lunar Gateway

Published on: November 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

2 Truths and a Lie: IBM’s president Ayman Antoun

Play along and guess which statements are the truth and which statement is the lie. We play the game with IBM's president Ayman Antoun. Don't forget to like the video and subscribe to

Published on: November 14th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

LinkedIn launches latest version of Company Pages

LinkedIn announced LinkedIn Pages, the latest generation of its Company Pages and Career Pages, to help “make it easier for brands, institutions and organizations...to foster constructive conversations with LinkedIn’s community.” A Nov. 14

Published on: November 14th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Inside SAP’s Toronto HQ

The German-based company officially opened its new headquarters for SAP Canada in Toronto and ITWC had the opportunity to get a tour of it. The HQ is sprawled across three floors, which is

Published on: November 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Amazon splits HQ2 between New York City, northern Virginia

Amazon officially announced New York City and Arlington, Va. will be the two locations for its HQ2. A Nov. 13 blog post on Amazon’s website said it will invest $5 billion to create

Published on: November 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: Youtube viewers watching for longer; companies microchipping staff; Twitter considers edit feature

First up trending on LinkedIn: Longer videos are starting to get much more popular on Youtube. The video streaming platform is seeing a surge of videos extending past 15 minutes, and even hours

Published on: November 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Canadian CEOs say it’s positive, not surprising, Toronto may not be next Amazon HQ2 location

Senior executives and CEOs of Canadian companies were relieved, but not surprised, after reading the Wall Street Journal’s rumoured report that Amazon’s HQ2 will not be in Toronto. The Wall Street Journal report

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Big tech companies talk best practices for more diverse and inclusive workplace at #MoveTheDial

Toronto- Senior executives from several major tech companies spoke about the importance of how allyship, including everyone in the conversation, and outlining values can help move the dial for more women and people

Published on: November 9th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: Zuckerberg turns down governments’ request; cord cutting is accelerating; Microsoft’s president calls for regulating facial recognition

Trending on LinkedIn: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has declined the request of government officials from Canada and the U.K. to discuss fake news and data privacy. Facebook issued a letter to respective governments

Published on: November 9th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Inside Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto HQ

ITWC got a tour of Google's sister company Sidewalk Labs' Toronto headquarters. It's located right smack down in the middle of Quayside, which is where Sidewalk Labs' is trying to build a smart

Published on: November 7th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Cisco middleware solution create ‘healing’ environment for Halton Healthcare [Ingenious Award winner]

When you head over to Oakville, Ont., a quiet suburb of the Greater Toronto Area, you’ll drive by the palatial and new Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital operated by Halton Healthcare, one of Ontario’s smart

Published on: November 6th, 2018 Shruti Shekar